Written by Paul M. Graham, D.O. Let's face it, it is almost guaranteed that sometime during your lifetime you will experience an injury that causes a skin wound. For many, the wound is only superficial and relatively mild but for some, these wounds can be quite extensive and distressing. One of the biggest fears people have … Continue reading What is the best way to care for a wound?
Written by Sara Wilchowski, MS, PA-C Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO Sebaceous hyperplasia is a very common benign condition of our sebaceous (oil) glands. These glands are more prevalent on the face and chest but can be found anywhere on the body with the exception of the palms and soles of the feet. They do not … Continue reading What are those unsightly yellow bumps on my face?
Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham For many, the perception of a doctor is one that is under extreme stress trying to manage twenty plus patients with alarms dinging, people yelling, and machines churning in the chaotic background. This Hollywood depiction of medicine is far from accurate and only representative of a handful of practice … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Dermatologist: Part 1
Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham Photos courtesy of Dr. Gabriela A. Maloney Last week, the American Academy of Dermatology hosted its 76th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. Dermatologists from all over the world were in attendance to learn about cutting-edge developments, new research, hot topics, treatment pearls, and emerging science in the field … Continue reading The 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Conference Concludes
Written by Paul M. Graham, D.O. For a majority of people, rosacea can cause a significant amount of stress and limit social interactions on a daily basis. According to the National Rosacea Society, 16 million people are currently suffering from some form of this common skin condition. Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the skin … Continue reading Rosacea: The Adult Acne Mimicker
Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham One of the most common reasons for a visit to the dermatologist is a common benign skin lesion called a seborrheic keratosis. These skin lesions may cause a significant amount of anxiety due to the dark and irregular appearance. The good news is that these lesions are completely benign … Continue reading What Are Those Scaly Brown Spots?
Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly found on sun-exposed … Continue reading The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer